Compensation: $79,000 - $88,000
Founded by Detroit philanthropists George and Ellen Booth in 1904, the Cranbrook Educational Community is one of the world’s leading centers of education, science, and art. Comprised of a graduate Academy of Art, contemporary Art Museum, House and Gardens, Institute of Science, and more than 1,600 students attending our Pre-K through 12 independent college preparatory Schools, Cranbrook welcomes thousands of visitors and students to its campus each year. Critics have called Cranbrook “the most enchanted and enchanting setting in America” and in 1989, it was designated a National Historic Landmark. The campus is located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, about 20 miles north of Detroit. For more, please visit our website: www.cranbrook.edu.Reporting to the Director of Individual and Planned Giving (DIPG) of the CEC, the Principal and Major Gifts Officer (PMGO) maintains an active personal portfolio of principal and major gift prospects and existing donors and uses professional prospect management techniques to manage their engagement, solicitation, and stewardship for current and lifetime principal ($1,000,000 commitments and above) and major ($50,000 commitments and above) gifts for CEC and its Program Areas. To accomplish this, the PMGO will work collaboratively and in coordination with the CEC Advancement team—including their colleagues at the Academy, Museum, Institute, Schools, Center, HUB, and House & Gardens Auxiliary – to identify and develop solicitation strategies for major gift prospects. The PMGO will track all activity including call reports and interactions with donors and prospects in CEC’s Raiser’s Edge system and provide regular reports of activity progress to DIPG. This position has a critical role in the successful fundraising success of CEC and its ability to meet its financial and program goals.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Cranbrook offers competitive compensation and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability, and retirement program with employer match. We also offer generous paid time off, 11 paid holidays and 3 optional holidays, employee discounts, and a unique environment in an educational setting that values collaboration.
For consideration, please visit the employment section of our website for instructions on completing and submitting an application, resume, and cover letter (please note that a fully completed employment application is required for consideration): www.cranbrook.edu/employment
Posted on 12/27/2021